Looking back on your childhood I am sure there are things about your education that you remember. For me having grown up in the Public School System I can say that something I remember vividly are all the worksheets. Some I loved, others we all would groan about. However, whether good or bad I remember those worksheets. When I stated homeschooling I wanted to give my kids a chance to engage with those same type of worksheets. Granted not as often as I did growing up, but none the less I wanted them to experience how fun-worksheets can help the material they are learning stick. I would spend a lot of time searching the internet for worksheets like what I grew up using.Some times I could find what I was looking for, and other times I could not. When I couldn’t I either was left having to make my own or do without. Then I found Super Teacher Worksheets. With an Individual Membership you have access to a world of pre-made, engaging, worksheets that cover multiple subjects for kids in grades preschool through sixth grade. Each worksheet is ready to print and hand over to your child to expand their learning.
What have we found useful?
While my kiddo is using a language arts curriculum that does cover spelling, it hasn’t been challenging enough for him. I was able to print out these worksheets and have a full supplemental spelling curriculum at my finger tips. He took right to the challenge and loved that he could pin up his list of words in his room to remind him to study. He loved that each day he had a new activity he could work on that had him using his spelling words. My kiddo is in LOVE with working with computers, because of that I can say that his favorite activity was being able to create his own sentences with the spelling words and type them up.
This year I have two kids who really want to learn cursive writing. While I have workbooks for both of them, it is nice to have extra sheets for them to practice the letters they find difficult. If you are looking for print sheets, they have those too.
I have one kid that really is loving writing this year. Coming up with what to have him write about can be challenging. Since I am not very creative anyway, most of what I come up with isn’t fun for him. I love that Super Teacher Worksheets has writing prompts already set up on a worksheet to make writing fun.
This year we are continuing our studies on the 50 states. Sure we have a great curriculum, but I love that I can login to my account and print out some fun worksheets. Again, not being so creative I love that these are able to add fun to our school days. I plan on printing out worksheets like the one below to hang on the wall the week before we learn about a state to give the kids a puzzle to try to solve. It should help get them excited about what we will be learning about next.
Chapter Book Studies
Are your kids reading chapter books like mine are? If so, I love that there are many different books already available on this site, and at different reading levels. Books from Nate the Great to Because of Winn Dixie. These cover comprehension questions, vocabulary, character webs, and much more. You could use these as a complete way to study a book, or use a few worksheets to add to what study you already have.
This year in science we are learning about the Solar System. I was so happy to see that there are many worksheets that cover this topic. Again, while we already have a curriculum these worksheets are going to add some fun to our school days and give the kids another way to learn.
I am not that creative so when it comes to holidays we typically do not do much different in school. I remember growing up that it seemed every holiday we were doing some sort of project to do with the holiday. While I wish I was that organized to not only think up these awesome ideas but also to have enough time in our school year to fit them all in, Super Teacher Worksheets is a great alternative. They have many different holiday themed worksheets that can bring that spark of newness to our school day while still being easy enough for me to manage.
Besides what I have shown you above there is soooo much more that this site offers. So, if having pre-made worksheets is a big deal to you, and you have kids in PK to 6th, than I highly suggest you look into getting the Individual Membership. It is only $19.95/year!